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    How to Talk About Physical Reality? Other Models, Other Questions.Benjamin B. Olshin - 2014 - Journal of Philosophy and Culture (JPC) 5 (1).
    Investigating the nature of our apparent physical reality is a profound challenge. Our models from physics, while powerful, do not treat reality per se. The famous painter Paul Gaugin articulated the relevant existential questions famously in a grand painting - questions that also give the painting its title: D’où venons-nous? Que sommes-nous? Où allons-nous? People of religious faith, of course, assume that one can know the ultimate truth of reality, and, then, know the answers to these questions. But even in (...)
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    Ana Simões ;, Maria Paula Diogo ;, Ana Carneiro. Cidadão do mundo: Uma biografia científica do Abade Correia da Serra. v + 185 pp., figs., bibl., index. Porto, Portugal: Porto Editora, 2006. €17.50. [REVIEW]Benjamin B. Olshin - 2008 - Isis 99 (3):628-629.
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    Debating the Authentic: An Outsider's View of West African Culture in Ghana.Benjamin B. Olshin - 2006 - Journal of Philosophy and Culture (JPC) 1 (2):1-20.
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    Gerhard Wolf;, Joseph Connors . With, Louis A. Waldman. Colors Between Two Worlds: The Florentine Codex of Bernardino de Sahagún. Xxi + 483 Pp., Illus., Table, Bibl., Index. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press; Milan: Officina Libraria, 2011. $70. [REVIEW]Benjamin B. Olshin - 2014 - Isis 105 (1):214-215.
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    S. Cuomo. Technology and Culture in Greek and Roman Antiquity. V + 224 Pp., Figs., Bibl., Index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. €15.99. [REVIEW]Benjamin B. Olshin - 2009 - Isis 100 (1):149-150.
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    Piero Falchetta. Fra' Mauro's World Map: A History. 121 Pp., Illus., Tables, Bibl. Bologna: Imago, 2013. €25.Benjamin B. Olshin - 2014 - Isis 105 (4):839-839.
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    Nicholas Popper. Walter Ralegh's History of the World and the Historical Culture of the Late Renaissance. Xvi + 350 Pp., Illus., Bibl., Index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2011. $55, £35.50. [REVIEW]Benjamin B. Olshin - 2014 - Isis 105 (2):429-430.
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    David Woodward . The History of Cartography. Volume 3: Cartography in the European Renaissance. 2 Parts. Xlii + 2,272 Pp., Illus., Figs., Tables, Bibl., Index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2007. $400. [REVIEW]Benjamin B. Olshin - 2009 - Isis 100 (2):396-398.
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    Harry B. Evans. Exploring the Kingdom of Saturn: Kircher's Latium and Its Legacy. Viii + 236 Pp., Illus., Index. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2012. $75. [REVIEW]Benjamin B. Olshin - 2013 - Isis 104 (1):163-164.
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    Timothy W. Knowlton. Maya Creation Myths: Words and Worlds of the Chilam Balam. Xiv + 231 Pp., Illus., Figs., App., Bibl., Index. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2010. $55 .John M. Weeks;, Frauke Sachse;, Christian M. Prager. Maya Daykeeping: Three Calendars From Highland Guatemala. Xii + 221 Pp., Illus., Tables, Apps., Bibl., Index. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2009. $55. [REVIEW]Benjamin B. Olshin - 2012 - Isis 103 (3):567-568.
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  11. Deciphering Reality: Simulations, Tests, and Designs.Benjamin B. Olshin - 2017 - Brill | Rodopi.
    In _Deciphering Reality: Simulations, Tests, and Designs_, Benjamin B. Olshin offers a series of essays that examine the detection of computer simulations, challenge visual models of reality, explore Daoist conceptions of reality, and present possible future directions for deciphering reality.
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